References available upon request

Selected Works

​2017         In the private collection of Bernice Steinbaum        "Untitled"


Commissions
2018         Oil Painting             Landscape
2018         Oil Painting             Landscape
2017         Acrylic Painting    Cartoon Characters
2015         Oil Painting            Flower Painting
2015         Acrylic Painting    Portrait Painting

Experience
2018     Group Exhibition   "Art for the View"                          Sunnyview

2018     Group Exhibition   "Detour"                                           Kennedy Center

2018     Solo Exhibition       "Atmospheric Perspective"     Swenson Gallery

2018     Competition              MFSC T-Shirt Design                 Kendall Ice Arena

2018     Group Exhibition     "NEW WORK"                               Audrey Love Gallery
​2017     Group Exhibition     "Open Studios/Art Basel"      Bakehouse Art Complex 
2017     Group Exhibition     "Arte y Danza Collection"       Futurama Building
2017     Group Exhibition     "North West"                               African Heritage Cultural Center
2017     BFA Exhibition          "Unbound"                                   CIFO
2016     Group Project             NWSA Mural                               Downtown Miami Parking Garage
2016     Group Project           "Art with a Twist"                       Miami-Dade Medical Campus
2015     Group Exhibition     "Umbrellas of Calle Ocho"     Futurama Building
2015     Group Exhibition     "Cafe con Arte"                           Futurama Building
2015     Solo Exhibition         "Sight Revealed"                       Anne Kolb Nature Center​
2012     Group Project           "African American  Mural"     Dorsey Park

Education

​2017     BFA     University of Florida
2016     AA       New World School of the Arts/Miami-Dade College     
2012                 Design and Architecture Senior High


Skills and Abilities
Painting

  • Landscapes, still-life, abstracts, portraits

Drawing

  • Landscapes, still-life, abstracts, self-portraits

Photoshop

  • ​Self-Portraits, edits

Canvas Installation


Teaching

  • During the "Art in the Park" project for the Miami-Dade College Medical Campus, we taught students, staff and professors the fundamentals of painting flowers native to their country.
  • ​Worked with children as young as 3 years old and adults on Dorsey Park's Hall of Fame's "Negro League" Mural.
  • ​Privately taught family members the art of simple book makings part of a family get together.
  • Aided friends and family members with their paintings during a night at "Painting with a Twist" for friends birthday.

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Residencies
2017     Bakehouse Art Complex

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